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    1. Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway is Climbing After Announcing a $111 Billion Cash Pile That's Fueling Speculation Over its Next Big Investment

      Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway is Climbing After Announcing a $111 Billion Cash Pile That's Fueling Speculation Over its Next Big Investment

      Berkshire Hathaway over the weekend reported a jump in quarterly profits and a $111.1 billion cash pile.

      • Shares are up about 4% since the beginning of 2018.
      • Follow Berkshire's stock price in real-time here.

      Shares of Berkshire Hathaway — the conglomerate run by billionaire investor Warren Buffett — were up more than 2% in early trading Monday after the company reported a jump in quarterly profits and a $111.1 billion cash pile over the weekend...

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    2. Snap’s First ‘Shareholder Meeting’ Disappeared Almost as Soon as it Began

      Snap’s First ‘Shareholder Meeting’ Disappeared Almost as Soon as it Began

      There’s a three-minute joke about Snap Inc. that Chief Executive Evan Spiegel wants you to hear. It goes like this: Annual shareholder meeting. The first such event for Snapchat’s parent company lasted less than three minutes from beginning to end, and consisted entirely of a company lawyer reading a script on a recording...

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    3. Cigna: Activist Investor Reportedly Seeking To Block Cigna-Express Scripts Deal

      Cigna: Activist Investor Reportedly Seeking To Block Cigna-Express Scripts Deal

      Activist investor Carl Icahn has reportedly built a sizable stake in Cigna Corp. and plans to oppose the health insurer's $67 billion takeover of pharmacy-benefits firm Express Scripts Holding Co. David Cordani , Cigna's chief executive officer, told investor analysts on a conference call Thursday he believes shareholders will approve the deal in a vote scheduled for later this month...

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    4. Snap’s Shareholder Meeting Was Less Than Three Minutes Long Because Evan Spiegel Controls so Much of the Company Anyway

      Snap’s Shareholder Meeting Was Less Than Three Minutes Long Because Evan Spiegel Controls so Much of the Company Anyway
      • Snap held its annual shareholder meeting on Thursday.
      • It was a brief affair, lasting less than three minutes.
      • The duration and format of the meeting demonstrated CEO Evan Spiegel's control over the company.

      Evan Spiegel just demonstrated another one of the great perks of being king — short meetings that you don't even have to attend in person...

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    5. The CBS Board Reportedly Learned Months Ago of a Police Investigation into an Allegation of Sexual Assault Against CEO Les Moonves

      The CBS Board Reportedly Learned Months Ago of a Police Investigation into an Allegation of Sexual Assault Against CEO Les Moonves

      The Los Angeles Times reported Thursday that the CBS board learned months ago of a police investigation into an allegation of sexual assault against the company's CEO Les Moonves.

      • According to the Times, the board hired outside counsel to look into the matter, which concluded "no further investigation was warranted."
      • Moonves was accused by six women of sexual misconduct in a New Yorker report last week...
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    6. Campbell Soup Rises on Reports Loeb Has Stake and Seeks Action

      Campbell Soup Rises on Reports Loeb Has Stake and Seeks Action

      (Bloomberg) -- Shares of Campbell Soup Co. rose in after-hours U.S. trading on reports that Daniel Loeb’s Third Point LLC has acquired a stake and is pressing for a turnaround at the 149-year-old company. Third Point has a stake of at least $300 million in the soup maker, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday, citing a person familiar with the matter. The holding amounts to more than 2.5 percent of Campbell’s stock, the Journal said...

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      Mentions: CEO stake Wall Street
    7. CBS Chief Les Moonves, Who Faces Sexual Misconduct Allegations, Is Expected to Answer Questions During Corporate Earnings Call This Week

      CBS Chief Les Moonves, Who Faces Sexual Misconduct Allegations, Is Expected to Answer Questions During Corporate Earnings Call This Week
      • Les Moonves, the CEO and chairman of CBS Corporation, is reportedly planning to take questions from analysts during his company's second-quarter earnings call on Thursday.
      • The CBS chief faces sexual misconduct allegations from at least six women, as reported by The New Yorker last week.
      • According to The New Yorker, Moonves is accused of unwanted sexual advances and intimidation dating back to the 1980s and 1990s...
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    8. Apple Nears $1 Trillion -- and the Potential to Make History. 3 Things to Know Today.

      Apple Nears $1 Trillion -- and the Potential to Make History. 3 Things to Know Today.

      Stay in the know in 60 seconds.

      Here are three things entrepreneurs should know today:

      1. Apple is nearing a $1 trillion market cap. It would be the first U.S. company to ever cross that threshold.

      2. A federal judge ordered a temporary restraining order on one group’s plan to publish blueprints for 3D printed guns online. But before the order, about 1,000 people had already downloaded blueprints for the AR-15 assault rifle...

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      Mentions: Facebook Snap
    9. Activist Ends Board Fight at Supervalu, Allowing its Sale to Proceed

      Activist Ends Board Fight at Supervalu, Allowing its Sale to Proceed

      An activist investor dropped its effort to replace Supervalu Inc.’s board of directors, the company said Tuesday, three business days after the company announced its sale to another major food distributor. Blackwells Capital LLC, a New York investment firm that built a sizable stake in Eden Prairie-based Supervalu over the past year, proposed an alternative slate of board candidates for shareholders to vote upon at the company’s Aug. 16 annual meeting...

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    10. SteadyMed Shareholders Approve Proposed Acquisition by United Therapeutics

      SteadyMed Shareholders Approve Proposed Acquisition by United Therapeutics

      (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SteadyMed Ltd. (Nasdaq: STDY), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development of drug product candidates to treat orphan and high-value diseases with unmet parenteral delivery needs, today announced that SteadyMed shareholders voted to approve the previously announced acquisition of the company by United Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ: UTHR) at an extraordinary general meeting of shareholders held on July 30, 2018...

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